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of pressure comes along with being the president's daughter. michelle obama shared this story with jimmy kimmel. >> that was the instruction before he gave his speech at the dnc. we're back stage and they're playing around and they're laughing and they're giggling and he said just act like you're listening to me. so, the whole time i'm clapping and looking over at them and i'm like, smile, smile, they're like, okay. sasha and malia seem to be handling the spotlight just fine, but it wasn't so easy for those before them. george w. bush's daughter, jenna, was arrested for having alcohol as a minor. months later, she was charged with using a fake i.d. to purchase alcohol. and then there's chelsea clinton, whose father was impeached following his affair with monica lewinsky. >> the greatest memory of chelsea clinton is that scene of her walking across the lawn and taking her father's hand and her mother's hand and literally holding that marriage together. >> reporter: so much history at 1600 pennsylvania avenue. now sasha and malia's early years firmly part of it. >> amazing. when they walke
's obviously a great source of personal strength to him. >> michelle obama's role has been to keep him grounded. to make sure his ego isn't a macy's float that takes off. >> she keeps me straight every single day. she is the best mom in the world. and she's cute. >> the president has called you the best mom in the world. he says the girls are grounded and great. but no kid is perfect. >> no. >> so when the time calls for it, which one of you plays the heavy? >> you know, this is the thing i like about barack. he's not like the happy dad, you know. he's very good at reinforcing the rules and boundaries that we set. we never get into that, but dad said -- you know, we're very good, you know, at not letting the kids play off of us. >> but clearly on the court, the girls listen closely to what dad says. you coach your daughter's basketball team. >> there you go. that's sasha's team, the vipers. this has been so much fun. i don't coach them full time. i'm sort of like an assistant coach/adviser. >> so what does the president's own game say about his leadership style? >> he's a competitor. you know,
their lives in harm's way and putting their lives in danger. >> we know that the first lady michelle obama and the second lady dr. jill biden made military families a priority the first time. but what would your thoughts by regarding the president and vice president to make sure veterans are well taken care of when they come home from serving? >> well, they certainly need to maintain a focus on employment. the unemployment rates are much higher amongst returning iraq and afghanistan vets and the general population and that's something we certainly need to change. and the second issue which is a very dire issue is mental health. mental health needs to be a focus. there are too few mental health efficients in the department of veterans affairs. they're trying to cope with warriors. that needs to be an area that this administration maintains a focus on. >> something i want to talk about, i can't place the person who said it, but i heard that never have so few been asked to do so much. we're talk about the percentage of men and women who served in iraq and afghanistan, and it's really remarkab
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